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TREATY OF PELINDABA ON THE AFRICAN

The Treaty of Pelindaba on the African Nuclear-weapon-free Zone

6 Jun 2003
Nuclear-weapon-free zones are a key component of the international nuclear non-proliferation regime. With the Declaration on the Denuclearization of Africa adopted in 1964, African states were among the first to decide on the denuclearization of their region. However, implementation of the declar...
PROJECT COAST APARTHEIDS CHEMICAL

Project Coast

Apartheid's Chemical and Biological Warfare Programme

21 Feb 2003
This publication explains how the apartheid government in South Africa put together a determined chemical and biological weapons programme aimed at poisoning people within and outside South Africa. The book contains information on the following details concerning ‘Project Coast’: it explains how...
DEV ECON AFRIQUE RAPPORT 2002

Le développement économique en Afrique 2002

De l'ajustement à la réduction de la pauvreté - Qu'y a-t-il de nouveau?

Series:
Développement économique en Afrique, Le
3 Apr 2002
La réduction de la pauvreté est devenue l'objectif fondamental des programmes et des activités des institutions financières internationales dans les pays à faible revenu. Ce rapport traite des mesures inscrites dans les programmes de réduction de la pauvreté. Il analyse le degré de participatio...
INTL WATERS IN SOUTHERN AFRICA

International Waters in Southern Africa

Series:
Water Resources Management and Policy
25 Apr 2003
Due to the large disparity in the availability of water between the wet northern region and the drier south parts of Southern Africa, water management has become an issue of critical importance to that region. The first transboundary transfer of water was between Lesotho and South Africa. Despite...
REFORMING AFRICA

Reforming Africa's Institutions

Ownership, Initiatives, and Capabilities

14 Mar 2003
This title looks at the degree to which recent reforms undertaken in Sub-Saharan Africa have enhanced institutional capacities across the breadth of government. It analyzes to what extent reforms have been internalized and defended by governments, paying special attention to the impact of public...
AFRICAN STAT YRBK 2000 V2 P4

African Statistical Yearbook 2000

Vol.II, Part 4 - East Africa

Series:
African statistical yearbook / Annuaire statistique pour l'Afrique
11 Oct 2002
This publication, which constitutes the fourth part of Volume II, covers the thirteen countries in East Africa. The statistics presented are arranged on a country basis and cover such areas as: population; national accounts; agriculture, forestry and fishing; industry; transport, communications a...
ECON DEV IN AFRICA RPT 2002

Economic Development in Africa 2002

From Adjustment to Poverty Reduction - What Is New?

Series:
Economic Development in Africa Report
8 Nov 2002
Previous reports by the UNCTAD secretariat have examined the steps that need to be taken in the trading system and in international development finance cooperation to create the requisite external conditions for sustained and rapid growth in sub-Saharan Africa. This Report assesses issues of inst...
ECON RPT ON AFRICA 2002

Economic Report on Africa 2002

Tracking Performance and Progress

Series:
Economic Report on Africa
27 Sep 2002
Africa was the only developing region to accelerate its growth in a turbulent year that saw the synchronized slowdown of all major economies and heightened uncertainty about prospects for the world’s largest economy. Yet Africa’s average annual GDP growth of 4.3% masks sharp disparities. This ye...
INVEST POLICY REV TANZANIA

Investment Policy Review - Tanzania

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Investment Policy Reviews
9 Aug 2002
Investment Policy Reviews are intended to help countries improve their investment policies and to familiarize Governments and the international private sector with an individual country’s investment environment. This publication was initiated at the request of the Government of Tanzania and it is...
AFRICA ENVIRO OUTLOOK PAST PRESE

Africa Environment Outlook

Past, Present and Future Perspectives

25 Oct 2002
This first edition of the Africa Environment Outlook (AEO) report is a significant milestone in the collaboration between UNEP and the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN). Africa faces a number of critical challenges, including the deterioration of the environment; increasin...
FINANCING FOR SUSTAINABLE DEV TEST

Financing for Sustainable Development

Testing New Policy Approaches

24 Jan 2003
This study is adopted from the Fifth Expert Group Meeting on Finance for Sustainable Development, held in December 1999, in Nairobi, Kenya. It contains papers that were presented and discussed at the meeting. The overall theme of the papers is testing new policy approaches in international and d...
AFRICAN STAT YRBK 1999 V2 P5

African Statistical Yearbook

Vol.II, Part 5 - Southern Africa

Series:
African statistical yearbook / Annuaire statistique pour l'Afrique
30 Jan 2004
This publication which constitutes the fifth part of Volume II covers the eleven countries in South Africa. The statistics presented are arranged on a country basis and cover such areas as: population; national accounts; agriculture, forestry and fishing; industry; transport, communications and i...
COOPERATING FOR PEACE WEST AFRICA

Cooperating for Peace in West Africa

An Agenda for the 21st Century

16 Nov 2001
The last two decades have witnessed a growing determination in the efforts of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to consolidate the institutional capacity of the organization to prevent violence and manage crises. From the signing of a Non-Aggression Pact in 1978 to the establ...
HARNESSING THE POTENTIAL MIGRAT

Harnessing the Potential of Migration and Return to Promote Development

Applying Concepts to West Africa

Series:
IOM Migration Research Series
24 Jan 2003
This paper is intended to stimulate discussions on the relationship between migration, return, and development. It outlines the operational framework and research strategy that will be used to investigate this relationship in an ongoing research project on West Africa. The paper discusses the fo...
FIRST AFRICA ROUNDTABLE ON CLEANER

First Africa Roundtable on Cleaner Production and Sustainable Consumption

21 Sep 2001
The proceedings of 'The First Africa Roundtable on Cleaner Production and Sustainable Consumption' is an example of one effort to support and strengthen the regional cleaner production network. The report presents an overview of successes and challenges that face cleaner production implementation...
INTL CRIM TRIBUN RWANDA 1995/00 CD

International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda 1995-2000

Basic Documents and Case Law (CD-ROM)

22 Mar 2002
Dissemination of the case law and basic documents of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) has always been one of the Tribunal Registry's main concerns. This CD-ROM is a basic research and working tool for lawyers and the ever-widening circle of researchers, specialists and instit...
TRADE & MARITIME TRANSP BETWEEN

Trade and Maritime Transport between Africa and South America

Series:
Recursos Naturales e Infraestructura
29 Jun 2001
Trade between Africa and South America is of relatively minor importance for each region. This publication tries to determine if a scarcity of maritime transport services is accountable for the unimportance. It takes a look at the economic and geographic situations of the two regions, their inter...
PARTICIP DEV & GOV AFRICA SPECIAL

Participatory Development and Governance

Africa's Special Needs

2 Nov 2001
Despite Africa's wealth of natural and human resources it has not yet successfully participated in, or benefited from, globalization. Examining the challenges involved, the United Nations Committee for Development Policy concludes that sustained growth in Africa will be possible only if the Afric...
INVEST POLICY REV MAURITIUS

Investment Policy Review - Mauritius

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Investment Policy Reviews
4 May 2001
The Investment Policy Review of Mauritius gives insight into the country's investment environment and policies. The publication discusses foreign direct investment (FDI) trends and the steadily increasing flow of FDI into Mauritius. It also reviews the investment policy framework, which has impro...
ENVIRO TECHNOLOGY ASSESS SUBSAHAR

Environmental Technology Assessment (EnTA) in Sub-Saharan Africa

A UNEP EnTA Leadership Training Programme

Series:
IETC Report
20 Apr 2001
This publication is an outcome of a training programme for Sub-Saharan Africa on the utilization of Environmental Technology Assessment (EnTA) for decision-making in the management of Environmentally Sound Technologies (ESTs). It includes an overview of the concept of EnTA, detailed country repor...
AFRICA LEATHER TRADE DIRECTORY

Africa

Leather Trade Directory

Series:
Trade Information
5 Oct 2001
This directory lists enterprises by country, with full address information (as available), type of activity and products handled. It also lists enterprises by product group and in alphabetical order.
AFRICAN CASES IN INTERNATIONAL

African Cases in International Business

Series:
Human Resource Development
5 Oct 2001
This book is a training manual on international business management, which includes specific case studies as well as readings on skills and techniques of case discussion and the learning process. The first part explains learning process framework and provides practical guidelines on how to prepar...
FOOD & BEVERAGES A PRACTICAL

Food and Beverages

A Practical Guide to the South African Market

Series:
Product and Market Development
19 Oct 2001
This guide presents a market survey on agricultural products, food and beverages in South Africa. It reviews the overall economic situation; multilateral, regional and bilateral agreements; trade regulations and current commercial practices; and outlines market characteristics; tariffs and import...
WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS IN AFRICA EXP

Women Entrepreneurs in Africa

Experience from Selected Countries

23 Feb 2001
The number of women's enterprises is growing worldwide. In Africa more and more women have become self-employed and owners and managers of micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). This study presents lessons gathered by UNCTAD and UNIDO from 11 African countries. It takes a closer look...
BOUND COOPERATE CONFLICT PEACE

Bound to Cooperate

Conflict, Peace and People in Sierra Leone

9 Feb 2001
Africa's economic and social development has been held back by armed conflicts that have inflicted death, injury, hunger and homelessness. This book recognizes that in order to achieve economic development in an environment of peace and security, ordinary men and women from West Africa must be cl...
WATER MNGMT ISLAM

Water Management in Islam

Series:
Water Resources Management and Policy
23 Feb 2001
In the Middle East and North Africa, water is rapidly becoming the key development issue. The region has one of the highest population growth rates in the world and scarce natural water supplies. This publication presents Islamic perspectives on a number of proposed water-management policies, inc...
AFRICAN PUBL SERVICE NEW CHALLE

African Public Service

New Challenges, Professionalism and Ethics in Cooperation with the African Training and Research Centre in Administration for Development (CAFRAD)

9 Feb 2001
The objective of this publication is to raise awareness in the international community to the problems that confront civil service in Africa. The first part of this study consists of the proceedings of the second Pan-African Conference of Ministers of Civil Service, and presents the text of the R...
ODA OCCASIONAL PAPERS #4 2000

UNODA Occasional Papers No.4

Arms Control and Disarmament - A New Conceptual Approach, September 2000

Series:
United Nations Office of Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) Occasional Papers
10 Nov 2000
The Department for Disarmament Affairs, renamed United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs in 2007 (UNODA) Occasional Papers is a series of ad hoc publications presenting, in edited form, papers or statements made at meetings, symposiums, seminars, workshops or lectures that deal with topical ...